The acceptance rate at Macon State is 47%. It ranks #8 in Georgia and #199 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Macon State is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,207 out of 2,571 applicants were admitted.
The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent (SAT 890/1100 ACT 16/20). Macon State College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.96. Of those applicants who were admitted, 67% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Macon State College is a prized outcome for many students.
The Macon State application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Macon State College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||530|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1000
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Macon State College?
Macon State College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. Macon State ranks #31 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||16|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||19|
|ACT Composite 75th||20|
|Average ACT Score||18
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Macon State?
Admission data indicates that Macon State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Macon State College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into Macon State College?
You can get into Macon State with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Macon State College was 2.96 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in Georgia for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Macon State will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 2.96 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||64%||72%||67%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on May 15, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Macon State College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Macon State College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Do not know|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Do not know|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140322 IPEDS survey data for Macon State College.
47% of those who apply are granted admission to Macon State. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1100. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 20. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.